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Fr. Dave's Take on It... 1/6/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

Three old guys are out walking. First one says, “Windy, isn’t it?” Second one says, “No, it’s Thursday.” Third one says, “So am I. Let’s stop and get a beer.”

Don’t you wonder what the conversation was among the three kings as they journeyed to Bethlehem? Did their ... Read More »

From the Pastor 1/6/19:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

Dear Parishioners,

Today we celebrate the feast of Epiphany.  Which means, Christmas season is coming to a close.  I would hope and pray that this not be a moment of returning to the old normal, but rather a new normal.

Having encountered Christ in the celebration of this ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 12/30/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

SON: "Daddy, may I ask you a question?"

DAD: "Yeah sure, what is it?"

SON: "Daddy, how much do you make an hour?"

DAD: "That's really none of your business. Why do you ask?"

SON: "I just want to know. Please tell me, how much do you make ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/30/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

Thank you to all parishioners and staff that helped with our Christmas Masses.   One would be amazed at the details and challenges of nine Masses in 4 locations for Christmas.  

The most unusual moment for me was, when at the 7:30 a.m. Christmas morning Mass ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/23/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

Happy Advent!  As we live this very short 4th week of advent, as Monday is Christmas Eve, I invite you to ponder our gospel, the Visitation.  As Elizabeth welcomed Mary who was pregnant with Jesus, consider how we will welcome Christ into our Christmas this year.  

In ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 12/23/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

Some things you need to know: “Obsession” is the most popular boat name. Hawaii is moving toward Japan 4 inches every year. Your brain uses up 20% of your body’s oxygen and calories. The least used letter in the alphabet is Q. A jiffy is 1/100th of a ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/16/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Dear Parishioners,

What brings you joy?  Last week I met up with an old friend.  I shared with her the many good things happening in the parish and in my life. In this busy season of Advent there are many, many things happening.  At which she asked, “what brings ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 12/16/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

Since I was a child, I'd always had a fear of someone under my bed at night.

So I went to a shrink and told him: “I've got problems.  Every time I go to bed I think there's somebody under it.  I'm scared.  I think I'm going crazy. "Just put ... Read More »

Fr. Dave's Take on It... 12/9/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

It was back in the 70’s when professional and somewhat arrogant golfer Ray Floyd was playing at Augusta in his first Masters.  Back then, the players could not bring their own caddies. They had to use one of the locals. Floyd told the caddie master that he wanted a ... Read More »

From the Pastor 12/9/18:

Posted by Angela Schneider

 

Dear Parishioners,

Can we see Christmas at St. Francis of Assisi parish this year as a unique opportunity to reach out to people who wouldn’t normally attend church. The difference between a one-time visitor and a two-time visitor often comes down to how well your church prepared beforehand. ... Read More »